Definition of Shore pine

1. Noun. Shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares.

Definition of Shore pine

1. Noun. A lodgepole pine, ''Pinus contorta''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shore Pine

shore bird
shore boulder
shore bug
shore cod
shore crab
shore crabs
shore dinner
shore dotterel
shore duty
shore fly
shore lark
shore leave
shore patrol
shore pine (current term)
shore pit viper
shore plover
shore plum
shore snipe
shore station
shore teetan
shore thistle
shore up

Literary usage of Shore pine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"In contrast, seeds of the shore pine race produced moderate levels of infection on Tsuga heterophylla, but only a few of these infections produced snoots ..."

2. History of Saginaw County, Michigan by Michael A. Leeson, Damon Clarke (1881)
"... what is commonly termed the Saginaw lumber district, are the Cass, Flint, Shiawassee. Bad, Tittabawassee and tributaries, Kawkawlin, Rifle, Shore, Pine, ..."

3. Ecology & Management of the Commerically Harvested American Matsutake Mushroom by David Hosford, David Pilz, Randy Molina, Michael Amaranthus (1997)
"The dominant tree in these areas is shore pine, 35 to 80 years old, with younger ... shore pine/evergreen huckleberry—This habitat type is found on higher ..."

4. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1902)
"... Credit of Certain Corporations to the Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo Railway Company, and in Like Manner to Aid the Construction of the Pittsburg, ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1914)
"On the other hand the shore pine (Pinus contorta) entirely absent inland, is confined here to dune sand soil, and in some of the older depressions in the ..."

6. Report by Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co, Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company (1881)
"Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo Railway. The amount of the mortgage of the Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo Railway Company therein referred to for ..."

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